Hasba Bill is against spirit of Islam -Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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Hasba Bill is against spirit of Islam

ISLAMABAD: The Hasba Bill is against the spirit of Islam and the NWFP government wants to impose Islamic injunctions through force, said State Minister for Law and Justice Shahid Akram Bhinder on Saturday.Talking to BBC, he said that Islam was against using coercion in matters pertaining to religion, adding that people should not be forced to perform religious rituals. Responding to a question, he said tat te NWFP government had drafted the bill to gain political advantage.He said that although a democratic assembly had passed the bill, it should not be implemented, as it violated human rights.
Source: Daily Times
Date:12/17/2006